Intensive Reformer™ (IR)

Winter 2018
Intensive Reformer (IR) – Full Course / 4 weekends
Mar 9 – 11, Mar 23 – Mar 25, Apr 14 & 15, Apr 28 & 29
Fridays 2 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 -6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
The third and fourth weekends meet Saturday and Sunday only.
Early Registration Paid In Full by February 9: $1600.
Final Registration by February 23: $1800
Interest free installment plans available.

Reformer Course Modules Now Available!
We now offer Intensive Reformer in two modules – IR1 & IR2. Key learnings are the same as in the full course. The course is simply separated into two modules in order to make achieving your certification easier on your schedule and your wallet!

Reformer Module 1 (IR1) 
Mar 9 – 11 & Mar 23 – 25
Fridays 2 – 7:30pm, Saturdays 12 – 6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
Final Registration by February 23: $1140

Reformer Module 2 (IR2)
Apr 14 – 15 & Apr 28 – 29
Saturdays 12 – 6pm, Sundays 10am – 4pm
Final Registration by March 30: $760

Please Note: Completion of both modules is required to be eligible for certification. Both modules must be taken within 6 months of each other.

Refund Policy: Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable after February 23 for the Full Course and Module 1 and after March 30 for Module 2.

Inclement Weather Makeup Weekend: April 20 -22
Friday 2 -7:30pm, Saturday 12 – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm

Application & Registration

For more information, contact Lee Ann Silvey
certification@balance-pilates.com
434-825-1514

Prerequisites

    • Working knowledge of functional anatomy
    • 30 hours pilates classes

Recommended

  • Three-plus years teaching movement or fitness.  Students with a strong history of participation in pilates classes may also be considered.

Course Materials

To order course materials, call 1-800-910-0001.
Please allow 2 weeks for delivery.
To see a list of required course materials, click here

Required Forms & Documents

Please print and bring the following documents with you to class
Exam FAQ
Postural Analysis Guide (print 2 copies)

Course Description (Full Course)

This course teaches you how to design and instruct Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) Reformer workouts in personal or group training settings for a range of clients. In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • How to develop programs for personal and group classes
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • 122 exercises plus multiple modifications

Duration

  • 50 hours of instruction & supervised teaching conducted over 4 weekends
  • plus a minimum 10 hours observation, 40 hours physical review, and 25 hours practice teaching to be completed outside of class
  • Total: 125 hours

CECs

  • 5.0 STOTT PILATES®; ACE